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Patterson’s Pub

Sketch of downtown Windsor. I have yet to check out Patterson’s Pub but I’m sure the inside is worthy of a sketch and a pint. Advertisements

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Oak Hill Farms

Traveling highway 12 just outside of Glen Ellen, it’s nearly impossible to miss the towering tree roots designating the entrance to 45-acre Oak Hill Farm. The roots are what’s left of an overturned eucalyptus that met its fate during a … Continue reading

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The Raven Theater and Ravenous Cafe

Few things are more entertaining than seeing a live performance at a local theater followed by a cozy dinner. With television and the internet dominating today’s casual entertainment crowd, it’s a real pleasure to get out among the living and … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Sketch: Bodega!

Come join us SUNDAY Jan 5, 2014. 10am-1pm in Bodega for the next “Ready, Set, Sketch!” group outing! We’ll meet at 10am in front of the Bodega Post Office then disperse to sketch around the area. We’ll meet back at 1pm … Continue reading

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Howard’s Station Cafe, Occidental

Occidental is a small Northern California mountain town founded in 1876. The cafe I sketched there, Howard’s Station Cafe, is named after William “Dutch Bill” Howard, who supposedly was not really Dutch, nor was his name William Howard. According to … Continue reading

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A Day at the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Skate Rink

One of my favorite Illustrators/Cartoonists is Charles M. Schulz. I learned months back that the Schulz Museum,  normally closed on Tuesdays during the slower part of the year, would be open on Tuesday November 26th in observance of Schulz’s birthday. … Continue reading

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Sketching in Graton, CA

The town of Graton, just north of Sebastopol California is home to several notable restaurants including Willow Wood Cafe and Mexico Lindo. This morning our group of nine met outside the Cafe, artists lining Graton Road well into the afternoon. After huddling around … Continue reading

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